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29 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

Javier E. Báez, Alan Fuchs, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán

1. Executive Summary

The region has made impressive strides in the struggle against poverty and income inequality The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status.

03 Apr 2009 description

En el marco de la celebración del Día Mundial de la Salud que este año a través de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) promociona el lema "Cuando ocurre un desastre, los hospitales salvan vidas", el Ministro de Gobernación, Juan Miguel Bolaños, destacó los avances en materia de Protección Civil obtenidos por El Salvador.

San Salvador, 3 abril 2009 - En el marco de la celebración del Día Mundial de la Salud que este año a través de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) promociona el lema "Cuando ocurre un desastre, los hospitales salvan vidas", el …

31 Mar 2008 description

1. Background

The following case study of state responses to disasters in El Salvador was undertaken in the context of a broader project on 'The Role of Affected States in Humanitarian Action', overseen by the Overseas Development Institute. It sets out to examine the degree to which the Salvadoran state, in the aftermath of decades of conflict, assumed responsibilities for meeting humanitarian needs during three natural disasters that affected the country between 2001 and 2005, and how the state's response has evolved since 2005.

29 May 2003 description

I was very pleased when I heard we were organizing this event. Central America has been and remains an area of great importance for the United States. We all know the history-after the destabilizing wars of the 1980s, the region has a new generation of democratic leaders who are well on their way, despite the region's many challenges, to helping these countries fulfill their promise.

President Bush affirmed his support for the countries of Central America when he met with five Central American presidents on April 10 of this year. The President stressed U.S.

31 Mar 2003 description
report Direct Relief

Recipient: Fundacion Salvadorena (FUSAL)
Shipment Number: 3395
Shipment Date: 3/27/2003
Value: $560,377

13 Nov 2002 description


Shipments from 1995 to March 31, 2002

10 Oct 2002 description

Washington, DC, October 10, 2002 (PAHO) -- Of course natural disasters cannot be prevented, but you can prepare for them and mitigate the potential devastating effect. This is the philosophy of the program on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

30 Sep 2002 description
report Direct Relief

Recipient: AJWS Projects
Shipment Date: 9/5/2002 Value: $30,672

27 Sep 2002 description

San José, Costa Rica - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said today that 8.6 million people in Central America live in the rural areas of a "drought corridor" - where they have been exposed to reoccurring natural disasters and face periodic food shortages.

31 Aug 2002 description

Summary of unpublished paper*

François Grunewald presented a paper on lessons learnt from recent disaster responses in Central America at a conference in Paris in March 2002. The paper sets out to analyse the work of humanitarian actors and the impact of their actions in Central America.

28 Jun 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 1,916,067
Period covered. 1 January - 31 May 2002.

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 58.7%

Related Appeals: 01.19/2002 Central America; 01.20/2002 Guatemala; 01.21/2002 Honduras; 01.22/2002 South America; 01.23/2002 Caribbean

Outstanding needs: CHF 791,634 (USD 533,482/EUR 537,828)

12 Jun 2002 description
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FY 2002

El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
C.A.